Moffat County Commission takes action at today’s meeting

At its regular meeting this morning, the Moffat County Commission:

• Approved, 3-0, ambulance licenses for the Emergency Medical Services Council, and the appointment of Dr. Troy Phillips to the board of Regional Emergency Medical and Trauma Advisory Council.

• Approved, 3-0, the Moffat County Commission strategic draft plan for efficiency and better communication between government employees and citizens.

• Approved, 3-0, a right-of-way permit application for the use of Moffat County Road 16 with the Bureau of Land Management.

• Approved, 3-0, minutes for the commission’s May meeting with social services, and a memorandum of understanding between social services and the Colorado Works program.

• Approved, 3-0, a payroll warrant resolution.

• Approved, 3-0, an A/P warrant resolution.

• Approved, 3-0, A/P payroll and electronic transactions for social services for $362,856.45.

• Approved, 3-0, the monthly treasurer’s report.

• Approved, 3-0, a memorandum of understanding regarding Colorado House Bill 04-1451.

• Approved, 3-0, a second addendum to the core services life skills contract.

• Approved, 3-0, a memorandum of understanding with Connections 4 Kids.

• Approved, 3-0, a contract for core services day treatment alternatives.

— Reported by Andy Bockelman

Comments

wellwell 2 years, 9 months ago

Plan for better communication between employees and citizens: 1)Include citizens on the group to plan for better communication with citizens being an equal part in a round table

2) Print an agenda that would be available for the attending public for all county meetings.

3)Introduce yourselves and your county held positions at the beginning of the meeting.

4) When begining a new topic annouce topic and a short synopsis of the topic.

5)When county employees report announce their name and position and what they will report on.

6) If audience members speak they should stand and give their name for the record when recognized by chair or members of the presiding meeting.

7) Encourage attendance by having evening meetings. Possibly shorter morning meetings to handle employee reports and short evening meetings to had handle more discussion items. Both meetings would be considered to be open with the public invited with good audience understanding and exchange.

8)Employees that meet citizens at their window should greet and introduce themselves with an inviting manner. Often the employee might forget that the citizen doesn't have the knowledge of job you are doing and have to be kindly lead through the steps. Again here it is communication of understanding. Sometimes you might have to probe that understanding by asking more questions to see if the person understands rather giving answers. That is the challenge of communication!

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